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ABC
Sep 26, 2012 4:00am EDT
, we said self-driving cars, california governor jerry brown called those science fiction becoming tomorrow's reality. >> they're closer to becoming reality than you think. abc's jim avila has taken one for a test drive. >> reporter: you've seen this, cars that slam on the brakes before you hit a pole. but here's something you have never seen. the car of the future. making the driver totally unnecessary. no hands. google's working on one. and the federal government is sponsoring a field test in ann arbor, michigan. with cars that automatically swerve past accidents and alert you to oncoming hazards. now, this at general motors test track. i sat in the driver's seat when this car stayed in its lane. it stopped on its own when a car driving 30 miles an hour slower, pulled in front of us. >> we can see the day when cars avoid collisions. >> reporter: it's on a dream, since george jetson sat in his flying car. >> the vehicle can take complete control and take you to your destination in comfort and safety and security. >> reporter: this prototype used radar, cameras and gps to drive its
ABC
Oct 3, 2012 4:00am EDT
. >> reporter: hitting the fast food drive-in for science. >> can i get five soft tacos? can i get a number four? >> reporter: over and over and over again, it has been dave giocolo's life the past few months or so. as has been eating the food. a precisely calculated 1,000 calories a day. how many calories? 770. >> reporter: this man is paying them to. dr. samuel klein is a researcher at washington university in st. louis. trying to understand why fast food leads to weight gain and diseases like diabetes and hypertension. at some point, though, research on rats alone is not enough. somebody has to eat the food? >> someone has to do it. >> reporter: and so, a radio ad, that offered a cash incentive, up to $3,500, depending on how long it would take. >> i called right away. >> reporter: so did nurse, dawn freeman. >> it took a month. >> reporter: to get approved? >> to get approved. >> reporter: so, they ate every day, from one of these five restaurants, until their weight went up 5% or 6%. dawn, in eight weeks went from 170 to 186. doesn't look like a lot. but here's how it felt. >> f
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